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This category relates to all things to do with charities and their activities in Preston.

Charity dinner to raise funds for former Preston North End player Gary Parkinson

gary parkinson Football players, managers and fans across the UK are set to come together in support of a former Preston North End player Gary Parkinson. Parkinson, who played 88 times for […]

8 years ago
Celebrate International Women’s Day in Preston

Today is International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrate and raise awareness of women’s rights around the world. Started in the early 1900s and celebrated annually thousands of events […]

8 years ago
Future uncertain for Preston’s RSPCA centre

macaroni and cinders A Preston animal charity could face closure due to a black hole in its finances. The Preston & District RSPCA animal centre in Ribbleton has announced it will have to […]

8 years ago
Islamic students pledge to raise £10,000 towards new CT scanner

islamic society launch A group of students from Preston have pledged to raise £10,000 towards a new hospital scanner at the city’s main hospital. The Islamic Society at the University of Central Lancashire […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Parents launch fundraising appeal after daughter develops rare disorder

safaa master Two Preston parents have launched a fundraising battle to help care for their daughter after she was diagnosed with a debilitating disorder. At just 11 months old Safaa Master was […]

8 years ago
Sport Relief Mile returns to Preston for third time

avenham park The third Preston Sport Relief Mile takes place this March. The event, sponsored by Sainsbury’s, will see a special route take in the sights of Avenham and Miller Park. It […]

8 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway to expand Docklands engine sheds

ribble steam railway A docklands railway in Preston is set to expand allowing it to preserve more of the area’s railway heritage. The Ribble Steam Railway which runs around Riversway has asked for […]

8 years ago
Runners take to city streets for Run Preston 2011

run preston 2011 finish line Over 1,500 people took to the city streets today for the annual Run Preston event. The 10k and 5k races saw many people in fancy dress raising money for charity. […]

9 years ago
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